By now everyone should have understood it: you have to minimize contacts in order to limit the spread of the coronavirus. But the police are experiencing other incidents.
- In Germany there is a strict ban on contact .
- In the event of violations, the police intervenes and distributes fines .
- Again and again, particularly brazen cases are reported.
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Update from March 25, 2020, 7:32 p.m .: Although the nationwide ban on contacts dominates the headlines, not all citizens still seem to want to stick to the measures. As reported by rbb , several violations are said to have occurred in Berlin .
Accordingly, the police had to cancel several outdoor meetings on Wednesday night, 63 times the measures had been violated. This is said to have included a “drug party” and several illegally opened bars. Officials therefore issued 38 advertisements. A total of 230 emergency personnel checked compliance with the measures in the capital.
Police must intervene: Young men cough at residents - chaos in a supermarket
Original article from March 25, 2020: Berlin / Oberhausen / Mainz - What is allowed and what is forbidden has completely changed in Germany within a few days: the ban on contact specifies clear rules * that now apply to dealing with each other. It regulates, for example, that you can only meet with a person who is not part of the family - and must keep a minimum distance .
Not everyone seems to have understood that this is really about life and death. While the majority of the population quickly adapted to the new rules - and for example adheres to the distance rules when shopping in a supermarket - individuals are still very lax with the rules. Police , security guards and law enforcement officers from public authorities have to intervene again and again. The Munich police found 200 violations in 5300 controls in one day.
From yesterday to today we drove to over 140 missions related to violations of the. General Contract In addition, there are numerous independent controls d. Colleagues.
Balance of the period:
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Corona contact ban in Germany: Young men cough at local residents
Incidents from Oberhausen have a particularly shocking effect on everyone who stays at home out of solidarity with others. As reported by RTL, four young people between the ages of 19 and 22 were said to have stood in a parking lot there from Monday to Tuesday - without observing the minimum distance. When residents pointed out the ban on contact, things got even braver: the young people started to cough and made fun of themselves. The fun had a quick end for them: the police called fines. Everyone involved now has a complaint against the neck, according to RTL.de.
Corona in Germany: families ignore the ban on contact
The police in Mainz made it clear on Twitter that the violations of the ban on contact could not be attributed to individual groups of people: "Unreasonableness seems to be more widespread." Here it was found that people largely adhered to the rules at the weekend had, but more violations had to be registered on Tuesday. From all areas:
- Families who played soccer with children
- Families in groups on closed playgrounds
- Skaters on skate tracks
Typical excuses “There is nobody there” or the reproach “You only make it out of harassment” the officials have to listen to.
# No contact
Still praised this morning, this afternoon
➡️10 play soccer, parents in groups
➡️ in the playground "There is nobody else!"
➡️ "Police State"
➡️ "You only do this from chicane"
➡️8 skaters on skate track
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Corona in Germany: chaos in Berlin supermarket - police have to step in
In Berlin, the police were alerted when too many people tried to shop in a supermarket in Charlottenburg-Wilmersdorf . Officials posted in front of the door, according to the Berliner Morgenpost, but it didn't help: In the end, the supermarket operator decided to temporarily close his shop.
In Berlin, criminal charges were also filed against snack owners and bakeries who had their customers eat on the premises of the bars. The police even closed the premises seven times. In Munich, too, the police had to deploy several times to end unauthorized parties.
* Merkur.de is part of the Germany-wide Ippen-Digital editors network.
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